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The supply chain's food waste problem

Illustration of food waste piled on a kitchen scale.

Illustration: Gabriella Turrisi/Axios

While technological innovations in the supply chain have improved access to fresh food and cut waste, solving the waste challenge at scale remains an uphill battle.

Why it matters: The issue presents a trillion-dollar opportunity for myriad startups focused on food waste — if they're able to navigate complex silos and shifting regulations.

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